Along with mint tea, souks and tagines, snake charming was, to me, quintessentially Moroccan, and I was desperate to see a 'performance'.
Most of us have experienced the frustration of a travel delay, complained bitterly about time changes and jet lag, or wallowed in sheer boredom on a lengthy commute.
Here's our guide to the world's best beaches and their most famous local delicacies. The best part is, you won't even need to wipe the sand off your feet to get your fill.
Time was, Lebanon was the place to holiday. Balmier than the French Riviera, sassier than Alexandria and more exotic than Greece. Then war happened.
Christmas markets are basically the distillation of the essence of Christmas, as fundamental to its spirit as eggnog and the smell of pine.
It’s a strange thing: although there are dozens of great art cities around the world, aficionados and gallery lovers always flock to the same old names.